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Entries from August 15th, 2018

Massachusetts Does A Better Job Educating Poor Than CT

December 11th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Education, News and Events

In the first of a series, Lessons From Next Door, Connecticut Mirror Reporter Jacqueline Rabe Thomas explains “The differing approaches to removing principals is just one of many areas where Massachusetts’ lawmakers have regularly taken bold action–or enabled local districts to–while Connecticut has been timid. It has shown in the outcomes for students from low-income […]

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City Zoo Tiger Births Cubs–Weeks From Public Viewing

December 11th, 2017 · 2 Comments · News and Events

News release from Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo: Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo’s ten-year-old Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), Changbai, gave birth on November 25 to four tiger cubs, although only two survived. The two surviving cubs, both females, were removed from Changbai when she showed no interest in taking care of them. Both two-week-old cubs are in seclusion […]

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Welding A School Board Coalition For John Weldon

December 11th, 2017 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events

Black Rocker John Weldon who was elected to a four-year term in November is the favorite to win the chairmanship of the Board of Education at Monday’s organizational meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Aquaculture School. Mayor Joe Ganim will chair the organizational meeting of officers.

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Councilwoman Vizzo-Paniccia Receives Advocacy Group Leadership Post

December 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment · City Council, News and Events

At the annual City Summit conference in Charlotte, N.C. earlier this month, the Women in Municipal Government (WIMG), a constituency group of the National League of Cities, elected Bridgeport City Councilor AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia first vice president. The NLC is a resource and advocacy group for municipalities throughout the country.

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